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Young women trafficked to China and held until they give birth, report says

Seng Moon was an impoverished refugee in an internal displaced person (IDP) camp in northeastern Myanmar when her sister-in-law convinced her to cross the border into China to find a job.

Posted: 22 March 2019 | 6:32 am

Pilots transitioned to 737 Max 8 with self-administered online course

Pilots transitioning to the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft from older 737 models were given a short, self-administered online course that made no mention of a new system now at the center of two crash investigations, pilots' unions spokesmen for two American carriers told CNN.

Posted: 22 March 2019 | 6:25 am

K-Pop's culture of toxic masculinity exposed

South Korea's entertainment industry is a cultural juggernaut that has allowed the East Asian nation to punch well above its weight in terms of global soft power.

Posted: 22 March 2019 | 6:23 am

New Zealand mourns mosque attack victims in national day of reflection

New Zealand came together in a national day of reflection Friday to mark a week since the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 50 people.

Posted: 22 March 2019 | 6:20 am

Why ISIS is easier for big tech to fight than white supremacy

Social media networks are facing a reckoning for their role in spreading far-right terrorist propaganda, after a deadly attack on a New Zealand mosque was live-streamed on Facebook. 

Posted: 22 March 2019 | 5:41 am

Dozens killed as explosion rips apart Chinese chemical plant

A powerful explosion ripped through a chemical plant in eastern China Thursday, killing at least 47 people and severely injuring 90 others.

Posted: 22 March 2019 | 4:56 am

China begins training first cloned police dog

One Chinese police force has a new asset this month: its first cloned police dog.

Posted: 22 March 2019 | 4:52 am

Police shoot driver dead after car rams crowd in Chinese city, killing six

Six people were killed Friday after a car drove into a crowd in central China's Hubei province.

Posted: 22 March 2019 | 4:49 am

New US sanctions over North Korea

The Trump administration on Thursday issued its first set of sanctions aimed at North Korea since the failed summit last month between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, going after two Chinese shipping companies that have helped Pyongyang evade restrictions imposed by the US and United Nations Security Council.

Posted: 22 March 2019 | 4:16 am

Decades after Atlanta Child Murders, families hope for breakthrough in new review

For decades, Catherine Leach has never accepted the official explanation about who was behind the series of killings in Atlanta that terrorized the city and left her teenage son dead.

Posted: 22 March 2019 | 4:15 am